Guided tour

Paris: 1.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Montparnasse

Paris: 1.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Montparnasse

From US$ 32.90 per person

Get an intimate look into 20th-century Paris with a guided walk through the influential Parisian neighborhood of Montparnasse. Explore the streets, once occupied by Nazis, and see the most important theaters and bars of the 1920s.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Learn about the crème de la crème of the Cafe Society
  • Visit the graves of influential sculptors, writers, and actors
  • Hear stories of the French Resistance during Nazi occupation
  • See iconic restaurants and theaters made famous in the 1920s
  • Admire the impressive Montparnasse Tower
Full description
Discover Montparnasse, a lesser-known Parisian neighborhood brimming with history and culture. Explore the area with a professional guide on this 1.5-hour guided walking tour. Start your walking adventure at Boulevard du Montparnasse, where the cream of the Cafe Society wined and dined at legendary eateries. Next, walk down the romantic Rue Delambre. Learn about the life of Josephine Baker, the beloved entertainer who helped the French Resistance. Visit historical sites like The Sphinx: a brothel requisitioned by the Nazis during the Second World War, and the Monocle: a famous women-only cabaret. Continue to Montparnasse Cemetery and pay tribute to famous figures like Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre. Finally, enter Rue de la Gaite, the "Little Theater District," of Paris and finish your tour at the impressive Montparnasse Tower.
  • Professional guide
  • Tickets to the Montparnasse Tower
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

Select participants and date



Meeting point

Meet in front of Église Notre-Dame des Champs church. Your guide will be holding an orange sign with ExperienceFirst written on it.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

Know before you go

  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • This tour covers about 2 miles of walking
  • You can choose a group tour or a private tour
Organized by

Product ID: 403748